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The Very Best Memphis Rappers

Updated July 12, 2020 31.5k votes 4.3k voters 105.8k views57 items

List RulesOnly famous hip hop artists from Memphis

Memphis. Home to Graceland, Sun Studios and, not-surprisingly, a pretty thriving hip hop scene. The city known as the “Birthplace of Rock ’n’ Roll” and “Home of the Blues” can now add “Rap Capital of The South” to its list of nicknames. Because, despite what you may have heard, there’s more to Memphis rap than Three 6 Mafia. Juicy J, Al Kapone, La Chat, and Crunchy Black all add their own flavor to the city’s cultural texture.

Who is your favorite Memphis rapper on this list of rappers from Memphis? Please vote on the Memphis rappers below to put your favorite at the top of the list!

  • Moneybagg Yo1
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  • Three 6 Mafia2
    Three 6 Mafia is an American hip hop group from Memphis, Tennessee formed in 1991. Emerging as...  more
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  • Key Glock3
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  • Young Dolph4
    Adolph Thornton, Jr., better known by his stage name Young Dolph, is an American rapper....  more
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  • Juicy J6
    Jordan Michael Houston (born April 5, 1975), known professionally as Juicy J, is an American...  more
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  • Blac Youngsta7
    Sammie M. Benson (born April 8, 1990), better known by his stage name Blac Youngsta, is an...  more
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  • Project Pat8
    Patrick Earl Houston (born February 8, 1973), better known by his stage name Project Pat is an...  more
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  • Yo Gotti9
    Mario Mims (born May 27, 1981), known professionally as Yo Gotti, is an American rapper from...  more
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  • BlocBoy JB10
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  • Eightball & MJG11
    8Ball & MJG is an American hip hop duo from Memphis, Tennessee. The two rappers met at...  more
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  • DJ Paul12
    Paul Duane Beauregard, (born January 12, 1977) better known by his stage name DJ Paul, is an...  more
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  • Tommy Wright III13
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  • Mr. Del14
    Mr. Del, born Delmar Lawrence, is an American Christian hip hop artist and music producer. He...  more
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  • Eight Ball15
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  • Lord Infamous16
    Ricky T. Dunigan (November 17, 1973 – December 20, 2013), better known by his stage name Lord...  more
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  • Xavier Wulf 17
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  • Gangsta Boo18
    Lola Mitchell (born August 7, 1979), better known as her stage name Gangsta Boo or Lady Boo,...  more
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  • Playa Fly19
    Playa Fly (born Ibn Young on September 2, 1977) is an American rapper from Memphis, Tennessee....  more
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  • MJG20
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  • Gangsta Pat21
    Patrick Hall (born November 17, 1973), better known by his stage name Gangsta Pat, is an...  more
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  • Kingpin Skinny Pimp22
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  • La Chat23
    La Chat is an American rapper from Memphis, Tennessee. She is best known for her period as an...  more
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  • Koopsta Knicca24
    Robert Cooper Phillips (April 27, 1975 – October 9, 2015), better known by his stage name...  more
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  • Gangsta Blac25
    Gangsta Blac, (Memphis Tennessee 11 November 1974) is a rapper.His career began as a member of...  more
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